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The costs of chronic absences

Al Sandrini: It’s unfortunate that when people talk about truancy or school absences it is always through the prism of lost funding to schools. There is a much larger, dangerous and destructive effect of truancy/chronic absences I choose to address: the impact of students not learning.

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Pasadena Unified School District’s efforts to fight truancy paying off

PASADENA – A school district-wide push to combat truancy appears to be paying off, according to truancy data obtained by this news organization.

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District: 32 percent of kindergartners chronically miss school

BARSTOW • Barstow Unified School District, with the help from a program called Attendance2Attendance, is working to change the culture within its schools when it comes to students missing school days.

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2014 AASA and ACSA Women in School Leadership Forum

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104th Annual Conference of the IATDP

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